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Members of the Deerfield River Watershed’s Chapter of Trout Unlimited gathered last weekend to hold the chapter’s annual “Single-Fly” Fundraising Tournament. Local Fishing Guide Eric Halloran successfully defended his title, winning for the third year in a row. Dick Quinn regained his title in the...
Oliver loves to groom his brother Charlie, and vice versa! Photo by Ashley Green Photography
DEAR PET TALK: Now that it’s spring, my cat is shedding a lot. Do cats get thicker coats in winter? — Cat Lover ——— DEAR CAT LOVER: Cats’ coats can change from summer to winter. Factors include breed of cat, climate where it lives, and the variety of fur. As attractive as the cat coat is, it...
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Residents of King James Court and Pinecrest Apartments gathered June 6 under a tent — with a hard rain falling on its roof — to celebrate the 55th anniversary of the large non-profit entity that owns the properties on East River Street in Orange. The festivities, including a catered dinner with...
The Nintendo Switch sits on the dashboard of my truck while I wait for my turn to get an annual inspection at the garage recently. The two controllers can be removed and held separately, leaving the console itself standing on its own.
I’ve kind of poo pooed all over Nintendo in this space in the last few months with regards to their foray into mobile phone games and some questionable choices with regards to game costs. Of course, it should be understood that all they did was license the use of their intellectual properties to...
Starting out as an assistant director on “I love Lucy” in the late 50s probably wasn’t a bad introduction to Jay Sandrich’s television career behind the camera. “I wrote a letter to Lucy’s company (Desilu) and was invited for an interview,” recalled Sandrich from Los Angeles. He was immediately...
This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Chris Pine, left, and Gal Gadot in a scene from "Wonder Woman."  Clay Enos/Warner Bros. Pictures via AP
Wonder Woman comics have been in publication since 1941. Now, in 2017, her first big screen movie, ‘Wonder Woman’ has hit theaters. While this movie has the capability to be great there is the capability for the Wonder Woman character to be dumbed down and made feminine and silly.  Wonder Woman...
The U.S. Mint will issue two new coin products this week. To order coins from them, visit their website at www.usmint.gov, or call them at 800-USA-MINT. Today, June 5, the Ozark National Scenic Riverways (Missouri) Quarter will debut. These will be sold in rolls and bags of circulation quality...
This weekend is a great time to take a friend or family member fishing! If, like most people, you have been bummed out about the cold, damp weather you can use it to your advantage and go fishing. You won’t need a fishing license to fish any public freshwater lake, pond, reservoir, river or stream...
DEAR PET TALK: The weather is really nice and I want to give my dog exercise. I have a leash, but he chews it and jumps a lot. How do I work on getting him to walk on a leash? — WOULD-BE DOGWALKER ——— DEAR WOULD-BE DOGWALKER: First, consider this: it’s a lot easier to walk a dog on a leash...

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